January Sponsor – Marquee Elegance

Many thanks to our new Member – Marquee Elegance for being our January Sponsor and our featured member this month. Marquee Elegance is the leading marquee hire company based in Dorset but also serves any venue within Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. We hire premium structures for various functions especially corporate […]

Q&A with December featured member – Porter Dodson

Our December sponsors are Porter Dodson, which is a top 200 UK law firm based across Somerset and Dorset.  Thanks to Porter Dodson for sponsoring our President’s Christmas Breakfast which is going to be at the Athelhampton House on the 11th December. President of the Dorchester Chamber for Business and Partner at Porter Dodson spoke […]

February Sponsor – Blueberry Wealth

With grateful thanks to our February breakfast sponsor – Blueberry Wealth Who are Blueberry? Blueberry Mortgages is a team of independent whole of market Mortgage Brokers with significant experience spanning four decades.  When you call Blueberry, you will get straight through to a member of our team with easy trouble-free […]

Featured Member for January – Wessex FM

Our featured member this month is Wessex FM, sponsor of the January breakfast at The Gamekeeper. Wessex FM is the number one radio station in the area and celebrating 25 years of broadcasting to West Dorset in September this year. The most recent RAJAR listening figures* put the radio station […]

February Sponsor – Battens Solicitors

Thanks to Battens Solicitors for sponsoring our February breakfast – “Love Dorchester” Battens is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal advice, guidance and solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support. With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Weymouth, Dorchester […]

Update from Dorset LEP

DORSET LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) has held a series of public consultation events across the county, enabling businesses and stakeholders to input and influence the development of Dorset’s LIS. These events have discussed various challenges for Dorset such as house price affordability, connectivity, climate change, talent retention, social mobility and […]

Dorset Business Lunch Club

Albert Goodman Insolvency and Business Recovery Services team have organised a Dorset Business Lunch Club at The Galley Bistro and Bar in Weymouth, Dorset on Tuesday 24th September 2019 (12.30 for 1pm). The tickets cost £21.50, which includes a welcome drink and a delicious two-course lunch followed by tea or […]

Education theme at Thomas Hardye School meeting

The July Chamber breakfast networking meeting had an educational theme as members met at the newly-opened conference facilities at Thomas Hardye School. President Steve Farnham highlighted that Dorchester is lucky to have a mix of wonderful educational facilities in the area and the need for greater collaboration between businesses and […]

Porter Dodson recognised as an investor in people

Porter Dodson is delighted to have retained the Investors in People Gold standard accreditation after being assessed against the new framework. They join the top 10% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the opportunity of their people. Porter Dodson is a Top 200 UK Law firm […]

A sumptuous lunch at Summer Lodge Hotel & Spa

This week many Chamber members – old and new – turned out to celebrate summer with a superb lunch hosted by the award-winning Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Spa at Evershot. With perfect summer weather, members and their guests were able to fully experience the beauty of this lovely quintessential […]